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civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
unimpeachable - that cannot be impeached; beyond doubt or question; blameless and exemplary
ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis